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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 9:45 AM
In the first 11 months of 2016, more than 5.1 million international visitors arrived in British Columbia, a 12.2% increase over the same time frame in 2015.
Friday, July 1, 2016 10:00 AM
Five Refugee Response Teams from throughout the province have received a second round of funding, sharing nearly $230,000 to continue helping refugees settle and integrate into B.C. communities.
Monday, June 20, 2016 10:00 AM
Along with the United Nations, the UNHCR, the Government of Canada and civic groups in more than 100 countries, the Province has proclaimed June 20, 2016, as World Refugee Day in British Columbia.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 2:20 PM
The Province is taking a number of steps to prepare for the arrival, resettlement and integration of refugees in B.C.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 10:12 AM
Shirley Bond, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour introduced legislation as a foundation for the Province’s role in selecting newcomers to B.C.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 8:30 AM
The redesigned Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) is accepting applications again effective July 2, 2015.
Friday, May 22, 2015 3:20 PM
The B.C. economy will benefit from recent federal changes to the China Transit Program that make it easier for airlines to carry eligible Chinese passengers through Vancouver International Airport.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:15 PM
B.C.'s labour market and economic development priorities will be front and centre in a redesigned Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) that will help to attract the skilled workers and investment-ready entrepreneurs needed to grow our economy.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 2:46 PM
If we want a strong and vibrant economic future, then it's key that strong and vibrant women help drive it. And a great opportunity for women to help drive the economy is through careers in the skilled trades.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 2:45 PM
More skilled immigrants will be able to have their professional qualifications recognized in B.C. with the renewal of the Foreign Qualifications Recognition (FQR) funding agreement between the federal government and the Province of British Columbia.